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Aural Films presents "Fog Music." A series of recordings inspired by the weather condition known as fog. Light and dark, wet and dry, this invasive event is a great source of inspiration for sound artists from around the world. This project seeks to publish 24 hours of these recordings as an on-going series for all to hear and enjoy.
released October 6, 2014
White Origins - Composition, recording, mastering.
Cover by Wolfgang Gsell
White Origins's story began at 12 or 13, on a video game console, throwing together sounds made by someone else and saving it to a memory card.
The precursor was the influence of Rikki's father and his collection of classic dance records. An early memory recalls sitting in the back of the car with his parents, going... somewhere, and mentally picking apart the elements of the track playing on the car stereo - Rejuvination's 'Requiem'. Captured by the pulsating beat and lack of vocals, when all he had known was the Spice Girls or his mother's love of Céline Dion, Rikki took analyzing music forward to replicating and constructing his own.
Well, constructing his own combinations of those sounds made by someone else, which eventually felt limiting and fuelled a desire for more control over his own sound. Long story short - omitting tales of poor secondary education, unfulfilling college education, and by far a more satisfying and invigorating self-taught approach - Rikki is now White Origins, The Lime Room, one half of new project Ministerialis with vocalist Karen VR, and founder of Headform Records. More info can be found at rikkisho.wix.com/rikki-sho-music
Wolfgang Gsell, born 1956 in Stuttgart, began to play guitar with 15 years. In the late 80s he changed to play synthesizers. More information and music can be found at www.facebook.com/wolfgang.gsell.9
Aural Films is an online record label (netlabel) that releases high-quality soundtrack albums for movies that do not exist. The label publishes a wide range of music styles ranging from ambient to experimental to popular to soundtrack musics. Often on the same albums. You can find our complete catalog of releases online at auralfilms.bandcamp.com
Aural Films Catalog No. AF0068